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Edition 2023/2024

Area: Scenography
Academic Credits: 5 ECTS
Vacancies: 20
Duration: 12 weeks
Schedule: classroom
Tuition Fee: 300€
Professor: José Capela

Submission of applications: To be announced
Announcement of Results: To be announced 
Registration: To be announced

* Students on this course are eligible for the UMinho Postgraduate Alliance Scholarship Programme. 
This course is proposed for professionals and practitioners of the performing arts, namely theatre, but also to everyone interested in the area. It proposes, in a set of post-labour sessions, combining the explanation and discussion of the subject, to construct a general and transdisciplinary view of the evolution of the scenography and the spaces of representation, from the invention of the perspective in the Renaissance to the trends of today's art. The course will approach to the professional practice. This contact with the scenography universe will culminate with an intensive exercise of practical nature.

General objectives

  • Acquire a generic cultural base for the consideration of scenography, understood as a crossing territory between architecture, performing arts and visual arts;
  • Acquire generic knowledge related to the instruments of the practice of scenography in its various aspects;
  • Experiment with set design as part of a simple practical exercise.


Learning Objectives

  • To know the key figures and moments that support the contemporary understanding of scenography;
  • To recognize the visual and dramaturgical areas involved in the scenographic conception;
  • To recognize the relationship between 'scenic space' and 'scenic intervention';
  • To recognize, in practice, the wide scope of instruments and processes available for the scenographic conception - and for the respective construction of intentionality.

Admission requirements

The course is aimed at professionals and practitioners of the performing arts, particularly theatre, but also at anyone with an interest in the area.

Required  application documents

The application is submitted via the Aliança Project form at (

- Curriculum Vitae
- Certificate of Qualifications

Schools/Institutes involved: UMinho School of Architecture, Art and Design 
Partners: Mala Voadora
Operating rules: Order
Timetable: Available soon
Leaflet: Available soon